Wine Course - Looking Behind the Label - WSET Level 2

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Foundation Certificate in Wine

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site, Brookes Restaurant


This course is an advanced exploration of different types of grapes and how they influence the styles of wine produced around the world.

The course not only covers variety and regions, but also sparkling, sweet and fortified styles. You will be introduced to the subject of spirits.

Comparative tastings and discussions of food pairing are the key components of every lesson. You will also learn how to understand the label in order to help you make informed choices.

  • This course also covers:
  • How wine is made and other factors influencing the style of wine
  • Label terminology
  • Food and wine pairing
  • The WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine

To gain the qualification, students need to pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions. The qualification is popular with all wine and spirit employees as well as the passionate consumer.

Please note that this course runs for three full days on consecutive Wednesdays.